Windstar Cruises announced that Amanda Graham has joined the company as Director of Public Relations. In this role, she will be responsible for Windstar’s public relations efforts, media relations, social media strategy and crisis communication. Graham will be reporting to Joe Duckett, Vice President of Marketing.
Graham brings a strong background in the travel and tourism market. Most recently, Graham served as the manager of media and public relations at Norwegian Cruise Line, the third largest cruise line. In that role she was responsible for the inaugural activities and launch of Norwegian Epic, various film projects, organizing high profile press conferences, press trips and promotions as well as handling all media inquiries and interviews.
Prior to Norwegian, Graham worked as an account manager for Starmark International, a boutique advertising agency in South Florida. She serviced travel accounts such as Atlantis, Paradise Island; Sandals Resort; MSC Cruises; and Regent Seven Seas. She has also worked at T-Mobile International and HitFlip Media, both headquartered in Germany. Graham has a bachelor’s degree in business marketing from Colorado State University.
“Amanda brings an extensive amount of experience and knowledge of public relations within the industry,” said Hans Birkholz, Chief Executive Officer of Windstar Cruises. “We look forward to Amanda’s contributions as we continue to grow Windstar Cruises.”
Windstar Cruises operates three sailing yachts known for their pampering without pretense and the ability to visit hidden harbors and secluded coves of the world’s most treasured destinations. Carrying just 148 to 312 guests, the luxurious yachts of Windstar cruise to nearly 50 nations, calling at 100 ports throughout Europe, the Caribbean and the Americas.